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German Supply Chain Act on the political agenda

The discussion about the passage of a German Supply Chain Act has gained momentum. The German Development Minister Gerd Müller and Hubertus Heil, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, campaign for stronger regulations and due diligence for companies. With this law, companies would be obliged to ensure compliance with human rights and environmental standards along the entire supply chain – including international production sites. So far, the German government has relied on the voluntariness of companies to respect social and […]

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